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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Free Markets Ideology Is Making Society Sick - Huffington Post

Free Markets Ideology Is Making Society Sick - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
Free market ideology has so pervaded our culture that we aren't even aware of it. It is incorporated in the very language we use to discuss anything vaguely economic.
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Noam Chomsky: On Power and Ideology | The New School

Presented by Haymarket Books and the Schools of Public Engagement (http://www.newschool.edu/public-engagement) at The New School ...
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What is ideology? - Thought Leader

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What is ideology? Thought Leader But if you are not in the habit of reading discourse-theorists and philosophers like Ian Parker, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan or Slavoj Žižek, you might want to watch one of the recent films in...
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Bring back ideology: Fukuyama's 'end of history' 25 years on - The Guardian

Bring back ideology: Fukuyama's 'end of history' 25 years on - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
Francis Fukuyama's influential essay 'The End of History?' announced the triumph of liberal democracy and the arrival of a post-ideological world. But was it just a rightwing argument in disguise? And has the demise of utopianism ushered in a 'sad time'?
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Ideological fixations can lead people to believe what they want to believe - Irish Times (blog)

Ideological fixations can lead people to believe what they want to believe - Irish Times (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it

This disconnect is well illustrated by a survey commissioned in the UK by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), which highlighted that as regards emotive social issues, public perception was massively out of sync with the facts. The British public estimated the teenage pregnancy rate to be 15 per cent: the real figure is less than 0.6 per cent, and has fallen for decades. Respondents estimated welfare fraud accounted for 24 per cent of the social welfare bill; the actual figure was 0.7 per cent. People believed a third of those living in the UK were immigrants ( the actual figure is 13 per cent) and that 24 per cent of the population were. Muslims (only 5 per cent are).

 
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation